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Heritage Open Days: Gunpowder Walks

Explore the remains of Sedgwick's 19th-century gunpowder works on Sizergh's estate and learn some of their secrets.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

The remains of the gunpowder works are a fascinating feature of Sizergh’s landscape, so explore their history and discover fascinating local history. Walking the site, you'll explore the remains of the gunpowder works and hear from our knowledgeable volunteers about the work that took place here.

Walks will last around 1.5 hours.

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The basics

Booking details

Call 015395 69818 Group size will be limited, so please book your place by calling Sizergh's welcome team.

Meeting point

Walks will depart from the small car park, just past the footbridge over the River Kent. The postcode is LA8 0JZ and the grid reference is SD 50849 87619.

What to bring and wear

Stout footwear is required as some of the paths are a bit rough.

Contact info

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